Cathy Ferrell

A Phillips woman has been sentenced to five years in state prison, followed by four years of extended supervision, for dealing illegal drugs, maintaining a drug trafficking residence, and felony bail jumping.

Cathy D. Ferrell, 57, was found guilty of six felonies, and received her sentence in Price County court on June 24.

According to information provided by the Phillips Police Department, between March 2016 and January 2018, Ferrell distributed seven Oxycontin pills, five grams of marijuana, 4.60 grams of methamphetamine, and a further four grams of methamphetamine were discovered during a search of Ferrell's former residence at 225 Forest Avenue in Phillips.

Ferrell was initially referred to the district attorney for 31 felonies, the majority of which were dismissed but read into the record and considered by the court when sentencing was decided.

For being a party to manufacturing and/or delivering THC, in an amount less than or equal to 200 grams, Ferrell was sentenced to one year in state prison, followed by one year of extended supervision.

For manufacturing and/or delivering Schedule I, II narcotics, Ferrell was sentenced to five years confinement in state prison, followed by four years of extended supervision.

For manufacturing and/or delivering amphetamine in an amount less than or equal to three grams, Ferrell was sentenced to four years in state prison, followed by three years of extended supervision.

For maintaining a drug trafficking place, Ferrell was sentenced to one year in prison, followed by one year of extended supervision.

For felony bail jumping, Ferrell was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by one year of extended supervision.

In order to meet the terms of the extended supervision, Ferrell would need to maintain full-time employment, maintain absolute sobriety, participate in and successfully complete any assessment, treatment, or counseling recommended by the supervising agent, undergo a psychological evaluation and follow through with treatment recommendations and/or medications, and cover all court ordered fees.

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